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Starting Neighborhood Watch
« on: August 22, 2019, 01:58:14 PM »
Hi, I want to start a neighborhood watch to speed up the clean-up of an area I plan to purchase a house in. Has anyone done anything like this? The area I would like to clean up is not bad, but its been getting cleaner and cleaner the past 10 years.

Adam Zapple

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Re: Starting Neighborhood Watch
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 02:22:32 PM »
You are overestimating the power of a neighborhood watch.  Rarely (in my experience) do they do anything.  It would be unusual for someone who does not live in a neighborhood start a neighborhood watch there.  They tend to start organically from neighbors getting together and deciding they need one.